History of Tsleil Waututh Nation, June 2

June 2 – People of the Inlet: A History of Tsleil Waututh Nation at Inlet Theatre, Port Moody.  

Listen to Carleen Thomas share slides and family stories about her Nation’s history located here in the Burrard Inlet. Further your understanding of what it means to be residents of Port Moody and joining the legacy of ancestors sharing the sacred responsibility to care for these Coast Salish Lands and Waters.

Inlet Theatre

1:30pm – 3:30pm

Acknowledging that we are on the unceded, occupied, ancestral and traditional lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Residency with Brandon Gabriel, September 2019

September 2019 – Residency with Brandon Gabriel.

More details to follow.

 

National Indigenous People’s Day Community Paddle and Feast, June 21

June 21 – National Indigenous People’s Day Community Paddle and Feast.  

Celebrate National Indigenous People’s Day in a canoe or watch from the pier as Ta-ah Amy George and Cultural Leader Charlene Aleck lead a water blessing ceremony for the Burrard Inlet. Hear the different songs and witness the traditional ocean-going canoes from neighbouring First Nations. Share in a community Feast, and enjoy live entertainment and a Give Away.

Canoe and Kayak rentals from Rocky Point Park Kayaks.  Please pre-book your canoe or kayak.

6:30pm Launch

7:00pm Ceremony

7:30pm Feast

8:00pm entertainment

9:30pm close.

 

Gathering Medicines and Tea Making With Cease Wyss, May 26, 2019

May 26, 2019 – Gathering Medicines and Tea Making With Cease Wyss.

Location: Noons Creek Hatchery

Have you ever wondered what traditional medicines grow in our backyard? Join us as ethno-botanist and Knowledge Keeper Cease Wyss teaches us about the medicines growing in our forests. Learn how to harvest medicines and how to make them into teas. Each participant will take home their own tea concoction.

Registration required – $25 per person:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gathering-medicines-and-making-tea-with-cease-wyss-tickets-61721321133

Acknowledging that we are on the unceded, occupied, ancestral and traditional lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Port Moody Foreshore Parks, May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019 – Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Port Moody Foreshore Parks.

Location: Noons Creek Hatchery.

Please join us for a slideshow and presentation on the archaeology and ethnohistory of the Port Moody Foreshore with Dr. Stan Copp.